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1978 Zieleman Type Special

Old 01-29-21, 02:38 PM
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1978 Zieleman Type Special

Hi all,


I acquired this Zieleman in 2008. It is a 1978 frame. Ko Zieleman was an Amsterdam builder. Ko is the grandpa of sprinter Dylan Groenewegen.


Recently I rebuilt it with 90% the original parts it came with in '08. The cockpit with Mavic stem and the non-aero levers are some changes I made.


I do like the colour. It has a nice, deep gloss.






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It is French diameter stem I suppose. It is one of few I were able to fit in the steerer. The steerer has a label mentioning 'Sterzo Rinforzata'.


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Nuovo Record hubs, mechs, headset, cranks, BB, pedals, brakes, levers

Super Record 1st gen seatpost

Mavic stem, rims

Simplex retro friction shifters

Brooks Professional seat

Cinelli Campione del Mondo bars

Avocet tires
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Very nice! Love the red..
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Wow, that's a stunner!
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Wow great looking bike and fantastic provenance!
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Really smart part choices - fantastic!
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Super nice work, and that paint is hypnotic - almost drinkable, it's so liquid!
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Beautiful! Is that black Benotto tape? Looks good with the red.
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What a beauty.

A shop I raced for many years ago had these available on a very limited basis.

Very nice riders and handsome.

I believe the shop still has a Zieleman track bike hanging around from the ceiling tempting me.

Thanks for sharing.
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Beautiful! Is that black Benotto tape? Looks good with the red.
Yes, black Benotto. My final rolls. Right for this build.
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Originally Posted by gomango View Post
What a beauty.

A shop I raced for many years ago had these available on a very limited basis.

Very nice riders and handsome.

I believe the shop still has a Zieleman track bike hanging around from the ceiling tempting me.

Thanks for sharing.
Cool some made it to the United States.
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